Do the math: Seven hours of taking care of two two-year-olds equals 100% exhaustion. So, after taking care of my twin niece and nephew all afternoon with my mom, I sat down to relax after putting them to bed at 8:30 p.m.
Dan Gable coached a championship wrestling program at the University of Iowa. He also won gold in the 1972 Munich Olympics. In high school, he went undefeated from his sophomore to senior year. The only match he lost as a freshman was against a senior teammate. He won a wrestling scholarship to Iowa State University […]
Rush Limbaugh hasn’t gone too far with his comments about Pope Francis. He’s simply fortified the safe-bunker he’s been building in America’s right-wing soil. On Wednesday, Limbaugh said President Barack Obama was “having an orgasm” over Pope Francis’ recent comments on capitalism.
Iran recently promised to curtail its nuclear development capabilities. Iran’s government has agreed to limit its uranium enrichment program as well as halting construction of centrifuges. Only half of those centrifuges in existence will be allowably operable. Other agreements include full access allowed to International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors as well as a cease to […]
Is it just me or was Black Friday not the news fodder that it was last year? I mean, in years past, the antics of shoppers were front and center on the 6 o’clock news. Journalist and columnist wrote about the strange and bizarre (possibly evil?) things people did to get a “good deal.”
There is one thing in our lives that is always there; everywhere, every day, in one form or another. That is food. America is the melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities. Consequently, it is a melting pot of recipes as well.
Thanksgiving approaches; my most favorite holiday! I recall the rapturous scent of pumpkin pie and roast Turkey. I delight at the sight of my father walking around the house lighting various orange, red and brown candles, while some not-too-Christmassy tunes played from the stereo. Maybe some Vince Guaraldi or Nat King Cole.